Organizations

New association brings together hemp giants in China’s Yunnan

Fifteen major Chinese hemp companies joined to anchor a new association in Yunnan as hemp interests in the province continue…

November 3, 2020

EIHA adds exec assistant & office manager

The European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA) has added the position of executive assistant & office manager to its office in…

November 2, 2020

Hemp associations in U.S. state of Kentucky announce merger

Two hemp groups in the U.S. state of Kentucky have merged in an effort to expand lobbying and educational activities…

September 17, 2020

U.S. hemp association restructures amid financial challenges

The U.S. Hemp Industries Association (HIA) has simplified its membership structure and established a sponsorship program as it seeks to…

September 10, 2020

International groups re-affirm hemp exempt from global drug rules

International stakeholder groups, led by the European Industrial Hemp Association (EIHA), have re-affirmed that the hemp plant and its downstream…

September 4, 2020

Hemp group in U.S. state of Kentucky says it will go independent

Stakeholders in the U.S. state of Kentucky say they will launch a re-branded, independent hemp organization after a falling out…

August 26, 2020

U.S. hemp association shuts down Kentucky website in dispute

The U.S. Hemp Industries Association (HIA) has closed down the website of the Kentucky HIA chapter amid an ongoing conflict…

August 18, 2020

Dutch trade group deploys blockchain-powered tool to trace CBD

A Dutch trade group said it has developed a tool that lets consumers trace CBD along the supply chain to…

August 6, 2020

‘Hemp can work wonders for the agriculture of Latin America’

INTERVIEW: Lorenzo Rolim da Silva is a consultant to international companies in the development of medicinal cannabis and industrial hemp…

July 30, 2020

State chapters say they’ll push back against U.S. HIA

Leaders of state chapters in the U.S. Hemp Industries Association (HIA) say they are exploring legal options after the organization's…

July 23, 2020